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Pharmaceuticals and Price Gouging Laws

by pharmacy on October 25, 2017

price gougingIn May, Maryland became the first state to pass price gouging laws that fight back to a growing trend of rising costs for generic and off-brand medicines. It passed with overwhelming support on all sides and has been met with open arms by those who need the prescriptions and those who prescribe them. The pharmaceutical industry is planning to fight back against the laws and intimidate other states from passing the same type of laws. [click to continue…]

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The Ever-Evolving Role of Pharmacy Technicians

by pharmacy on December 7, 2016

pharmacy technicianAs the healthcare landscape continues to transform and shift, more pharmacy technicians are seeing drastic changes in their roles and responsibilities.

Technicians’ presence in the pharmacy industry has steadily been growing, as the technicians are a very important part of pharmacy operation. Their main job is to support the pharmacist in the various roles they play throughout all practice settings. In many ways, pharmacy techs are the backbone of the pharmacy operation, and for a pharmacy to be successful, they must play an active role. [click to continue…]

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Hurricane Season: Building a First Aid Kit

by pharmacy on July 27, 2016

first aid kitSummer is when hurricane awareness comes to the forefront of the collective consciousness. The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and lasts until November 30. Now is a good time for individuals to review their first aid kit and make sure they have all necessary medical supplies easily accessible or included in their hurricane preparations. [click to continue…]

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